Associations to the word «Epitaph»

Wiktionary

EPITAPH, noun. An inscription on a gravestone in memory of the deceased.
EPITAPH, noun. A poem or other short text written in memory of a deceased person.
EPITAPH, verb. (intransitive) To write or speak after the manner of an epitaph.
EPITAPH, verb. (transitive) To commemorate by an epitaph.

Dictionary definition

EPITAPH, noun. An inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there.
EPITAPH, noun. A summary statement of commemoration for a dead person.

Wise words

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John Adams